Who is Tara Reid?

Tara Reid is an American actress. She is best known for her role, Vicky in the films “American Pie,” “American Pie 2” and “American Reunion” and as Bunny Lebowski in “The Big Lebowski.” She is also widely known as April Wexler in the television film “Sharknado” where she reprised her role in five sequels. Her film appearances include “A Return to Salem’s Lot,” “Urban Legend,” “Dr T & the Women,” “Josie and the Pussycats,” “Van Wilder,” “My Boss’s Daughter” and “Alone in the Dark.” Rein also had her own reality travel show on the E! network called “Taradise” in 2005 and also was a housemate on the British reality series “Celebrity Big Brother 8” in 2011.

Quick Info
Celebrated NameTara Reid
Birth DateNovember 8, 1975
Birth PlaceWycoff, New Jersey, US
Full NameTara Donna Reid
Star SignScorpio
ParentsFather: Tom Reid
Mother: Donna Reid
SiblingsColleen, Patrick, Tom
Net Worth$2 million
EthnicityIrish, French, Italian, Hungarian and English
Height5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m)
Weight50 kg (110 lbs)
Body Measurements36-24-35 inches
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlonde

Tara Reid


Tara was born on November 8, 1975, as the name Tara Donna Reid in Wycoff, New Jersey, United States. She is currently 44 years old and has the star sign of Scorpio. She is a daughter to mother, Donna Reid and to father, Tom Reid who were teachers and the owners of a daycare centre. Her father also worked on Wall Street. She has twin younger siblings, Colleen and Patrick and another brother, Tom.

Early Life of Tara Reid

Tara attended St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Elementary, Dwight D. Eisenhower Middle School, Ramapo High School and John F. Kennedy High School in Granada Hills. She was graduated from an alternative high school, Barnstable Academy in Oakland, New Jersey. Likewise, she also attended the Professional Children’s School in Manhattan. She had an offer from several commercials as a child, and she finally appeared on a game show, “Child’s Play” when she was nine years old. The actress made her motion debut in “A Return to Salem’s Lot” in 1987 and also starred in the teen comedy television series “Saved by the Bell: The New Class” and moved to Hollywood in 1997.


Tara Reid had her first big break with the film, “The Big Lebowski” in 1998. She then starred in “Ultra Legend” in the same year. Eventually, in the following year, she appeared in “Cruel Intentions” as Marci Greenbaum. She also portrayed the role of Vicky in the first instalment of the famous series “American Pie” in the same year. She also starred as Melody Valentine in “Josie and the Pussycats.” Reid reprised her role in the sequel, “American Pie 2” in 2001. Eventually, she started starring in a series of films including, “National Lampoon’s Van Wilder” and “Devil’s Pond”. Reid worked in “My Boss’s Daughter” in 2003. She then appeared in Uwe Boll’s “Alone in the Dark” in 2005. Apparently, in the same year, her show “Wild on Tara Reid” premiered on E! Channel. It only took off for a few months because of poor reception.

Tara Reid

Tara Reid eventually starred in direct to videos films from 2007 to 2008 and was the lead character in the made for television film, “Vipers”. She also got into designing in clothing line with Christian Audigier, titled Mantra. This clothing line hit high-end department stores in 2009. She was featured for “Playboy” magazine in the following year. She also starred in the thriller film “The Fields” in 2011. Eventually, in the same year, she appeared in the British reality show, “Celebrity Big Brother 8” and also announced that she would star in the music video “Wow Oh Wow” for Jedward. In 2012, she again reprised her role in the sequel of “American Pie” franchise, “American Reunion.” She starred alongside the stars like Chri Klein, Alyson Hannigan, Jason Biggs, Natasha Lyonne, and Eugene Levy, among others.

In 2013, Tara appeared in the hit Syfy film “Sharknado” which spawned five sequels in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018. She also starred in the comedy spoof, “The Hungover Games,” a horror film, “Charlie’s Farm,” the Bollywood film “Tie the Knot” and the TV series “The Big Bang Show” with Andrew Dice Clay and Tom Green.

Personal Life of Tara Reid

Reid called off her engagement with Carson Daly in 2001. In 2006, she underwent lipo sculpting, which was a disaster and also experienced a doughnut mastopexy. Michael Axtmann proposed to Reid, but the couple did not last with their wedding in January 2010. Eventually, in 2010, she started dating Michael Lillelun, a Danish businessman. They were rumoured to be married, however, Lillelund denied the rumour in 2011. In the same year, she publicized another marriage with Zachary Kehayov, a Bulgarian financier. However, later she denied any legal marriage.


Tara Reid has been associated with the entertainment industry for a long time and has contributed to a lot of films and series. She has earned the Young Hollywood Award for “Best Ensemble Cast” in 2000 from “American Pie.”

Tara Reid

Nationality and Physical Statistics

Tara Reid is American by nationality and is of the white race. She belongs to Irish, French, Italian, Hungarian and English descent. She follows Christianity.

Besides that, Tara stands at the height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m) and weighing about 50 kg (110 lbs) with the body measurement of 36-24-35 inches.  Additionally, her hair colour is blonde, and her eye colour is blue.


Tara has an active Instagram account as @tarareid with 232 thousand followers and a twitter account as @TaraReid with 223.4 thousand followers.

Net Worth

Tara is living a luxurious life. She is a famous actress who has earned a lot of money as well as fame. Reid currently has about $2 million approximately.